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from a parent, and what was happening at other area schools. live in newton, connecticut, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> another victim of the shooting was laid to rest today. >> friends, family and law enforcement officers gathered to mourn the little boy in connecticut. a rabbi called it a touching ceremony, people came together in solidarity to say good-bye. he was celebrateds a -- celebrated as a pure innocent child. he will be sorely missed. >> his brother said he could have been anything if he lived and grown old. >> at schools all over the bay area they had to talk about the massacre. ktvu's david stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to ki
their overwhelming grief at the tragedy. ktvu's john sasaki continues coverage from connecticut, where people are coming together to express their sorrow. john? >> reporter: ken, the scene is just up that hill behind me, but about 40 minutes from here in the city of stratford is a huge vigil tonight. thousands of people honoring all the victims of this heinous act, but especially teacher victoria soto. the entire state is in mourning, and it's especially deep. ♪ >> reporter: this community is bustling on a saturday night, but with heavy hearts, and that's how it's been all day. >> it feels so unreal. to think that those poor children couldn't ever see something like this coming and those parents who now have to live without their children, it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the school community, which is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of this fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling him, stop, stop running! stop! >> reporter: she says this tragedy would forever change her fond
be a san francisco police officer driving a lamborghini. john sasaki shows us the video, and the angry reaction. >> reporter: the broadway tunnel that connects san francisco's chinatown, and russian hill neighborhood has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour. >> here we go. >> reporter: this video posted to the facebook page of police sergeant carl tees is entitled broadway tunnel, 100 miles per hour. and included a comment saying everyone was drunk at the time. you never see the officer's face, nor can you tell how fast the lamborghini was going. >> i think no matter who was driving, it's offensive to our city. they're investigating internally who it was. >> reporter: supervisor david chew represents district 3, which is the tunnel. >> this is dangerous, and inappropriate behavior. we can't have folks going 100 miles per hour through the broadway tunnel. >> reporter: the posting has since been removed, and he said they weren't drunk or going 100 miles per hour. and that he was neither driving or shooting the video. i confirmed that he did have access to an orange lamborghini, but not a c
president about the video. his reaction? an exasperated look on his face. john is a khaki, -- john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> phillip tong is accused of stealing from the bank of america in the richmond district. they tracked him down from a finger print on a note handed to the teller. >>> new information tonight about a single car accident that happened yesterday in santa clara county. investigators identified the driver as 54-year-old gregory salter. they say he died as a result of blunt forced injuries. he was driving a pickup truck that plunged off mount hamilton road in a rural area of eastern santa clara county. investigators say he was a state maintenance employee. >>> the california public utilities commission has begun a process that will allow it to add a new area code in the current 415 area code zone. considering adding a 628 area code, because all of the available numbers in the 415 area code will be used up by october of 2015. the commission can either divide the 415 area into two parts, forcing some residents to switch area codes, or assign the new 628 area code only
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowers do comfort people. but this is so overwhel
to sandy hook. live in sandy hook, connecticut i'm john sasaki. >> sandy hook teacher katelyn is being created with helping save the lives of her 14 students. her mother is speaking out about what he did to keep them safe. >> she told all the kids to get in the bathroom. she shut her door. she turned off the lights. she tried to block the bathroom door a little bit. and she just stayed in there and asked them to be quiet. she had to do this to save herself and those kids. >> the 29-year-old teacher did not let anyone out of that bathroom until police slid their badges underneath the door to identify themselves. throughout the newscast we will pay attribute to the lives lost in newton. you will see photos of teachers, staff, and students. lives lost but not forgotten. >> the bay area has opened their hearts for the victims of the newtown. allie rasmus joins us from st. mary's cathedral. >> reporter: that national tragedy will with be a topic of discussion across the bay area. we are outside st. mary's cathedral in san francisco just about five minutes ago they opened the doors for a sma
yesterday. lanza also killed his mother. ktvu john sasaki is live in newtown with more. >> reporter: it's now about noon here in sandy hook, and very, very few people here are affected more, of course, than the people who are involved at the school over there on dickinson, at sandy hook elementary school. the teachers, the faculty, the students, the parents, of course all of those folks devastated, totally devastated. but also very, very powerfully affected are former students, people who live in the area, and just about 20 minutes ago, we talked to someone who is here helping her mother-in-law, who lives just up the street from the fire house, who was a student at sandy hook elementary school back in the sixties, and she also just happened to be here outside the house where her mother-in-law lives in front. and she happened to look over at the fire house when she saw and realized what was going on. she told us about that. >> two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling them, stop, stop running, stop, stop! and then the police went up that driveway and within a
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